Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer. (SB668)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Retail sales and use tax; exemption for certain computer equipment. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for computer equipment used in data centers in Mecklenburg County that meet certain investment and job creation criteria. The exemption would allow the sales and use tax to be refunded to an eligible entity after the criteria set forth in the exemption are met. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2008Presented and ordered printed
01/10/2008Unanimous consent to introduce
01/10/2008Unanimous consent to introduce (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/10/2008Presented and ordered printed 086577812
01/10/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/29/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB668)
02/05/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 082564320-S1
02/07/2008Read second time
02/07/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082564320-S1
02/07/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB668S1
02/08/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/18/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB668S1)
02/25/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (19-Y 1-N)
02/25/2008Committee substitute printed 082589672-H1
02/26/2008Read second time
02/27/2008Read third time
02/27/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082589672-H1
02/27/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB668H1
02/27/2008Passed House with substitute (95-Y 1-N)
02/27/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (95-Y 1-N)
02/27/2008House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 36-N)
02/27/2008House insisted on substitute
02/27/2008House requested conference committee
02/27/2008Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Conferees appointed by Senate
02/27/2008Senators: Ruff, Lucas, Reynolds
02/27/2008Conferees appointed by House
02/27/2008Delegates: Wright, Lohr, Johnson
03/04/2008Reading of conference report waived
03/04/2008Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 1-N)
03/04/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N)
03/08/2008Enrolled
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB668ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/10/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB668ER)
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 764 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1388.

Comments

Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for computer equipment used in data centers in Mecklenburg County that meet certain investment and job creation criteria. The exemption would allow the sales and use tax to be refunded to an eligible entity after the criteria set forth in the exemption are met.